The table below looks at the statistics for SCVMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCVMM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Rank 127 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCVMM 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% - 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£255 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.81 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -
SCVMM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
166 140 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.46% 6.63% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 89 40
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.45 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

SCVMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCVMM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCVMM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCVMM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCVMM across the West Midlands region.

SCVMM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCVMM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCVMM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
SCVMM
England

SCVMM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM

SCVMM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCVMM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCVMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft